2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Coverage.
Crazy-Good Commercial: Nike Women’s Riff Is a Slam Dunk
Nike showed us what crazy can do. And the response to the ad is equally off the rails.
Did a Norwegian Skier Just Give the Best Olympic Performance Ever?
I didn’t care about cross country skiing yesterday, and I probably won’t tomorrow. But today we should all bow at the altar of the sport’s most amazing comeback-king: Simen Hegstad Kruger.
Rupp Crushes First Marathon, Winning Olympic Trials
Galen Rupp, an Olympic veteran, ran his first competitive marathon in 2 hours, 11, minutes, 12 seconds to earn a top billing at the Rio Olympic Games.
Ugandan Man Pursues Olympic Snowboarding Dream
Trailer: Watch as Brolin Mawejje, a medical student from Uganda, chases his dream to become the first snowboarder from an African nation to compete in Olympic snowboarding. Full film is available today on demand.
Football ‘Sucks’ And Is Wrecking American Sports, Says One Olympic Coach
“You waste a lot of good talent in a sport that sucks,” says Dutch coach.
Ted Ligety’s Gold Medal Gear
Ted Ligety stood on top of the Olympic podium with the first-ever U.S. gold medal in Giant Slalom this week. Here’s a look at the equipment he used to get there.
Olympic Photo Caption Contest: Win Wigwam Socks
Enter your caption to win! Starting today we’re giving away 22 pairs of Wigwam socks.
…And A New Olympic Sport Is Born
We’ve always wondered where the bobsled came from.
Sochi Cost $18 Million Per Athlete (and 34 Other Fascinating Olympic Facts)
This compilation of numbers from the Sochi games provides interesting insight into the winter Olympics.
‘Speed Beads’ To Special Zippers: Secrets Of 2014 Winter Olympic Uniforms Unveiled
This article offers a breakdown of standout features on the uniforms seen for the first time this month in Sochi at the Winter Olympic Games.
Gold Medal In Olympic Slopestyle (and the gear it took to win)
On Tuesday, Dara Howell won the first gold medal in women’s freeski in Olympic history. This is the gear she relied on for her winning run.
This Video Of The Sochi Downhill Course Will Make Your Heart Race
The 2014 men’s downhill race was today. This is what it looks like to ski the insane Rosa Khutor course from their perspective.
Winter Olympic Venues In New York
The luge, ski jump, alpine ski, and skating venues integrated into the city grid.
‘Snow Camo’ Aids Team USA Mogul Skiers
Camouflage isn’t just for hunters and soldiers; a patterned clothing designed by Columbia Sportswear is meant to mask movement in a demanding Olympic event.
Toilet Seats To Terror Threats… Sochi Olympics, Here We Go!
The anticipation — and endless stories about bidding, bureaucracy, and poorly constructed bathrooms — are about to give way to the real show.
Top U.S. Snowboarder Shaun White Pulls Out Of Sochi Olympic Event
After a minor injury in a training run, White drops from slopestyle event on a course many consider dangerous.
This Olympic Skier’s Weight Room Workout Made Our Jaws Drop
The road to a Nordic Skiing podium in Sochi looks really, really hard.
Sochi Olympics ‘Official Car’ Is Volkswagen (Fleet Includes At Least One Monster Truck)
An expedition used these lifted VW’s to cross 16,000 miles of Russia, including a lot of wilderness, to promote the Sochi Olympics.